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Geography and its Effects. Bell Ringer: Grab a Unit Table of Contents at the front of the room. Fill it in to match the “Binder Contents” info on the board to your left. On a separate sheet of paper, create a “Unit 1 Essential Vocabulary” list.

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Geography and its effects

Geography and its Effects

  • Bell Ringer:

  • Grab a Unit Table of Contents at the front of the room.

  • Fill it in to match the “Binder Contents” info on the board to your left.

  • On a separate sheet of paper, create a “Unit 1 Essential Vocabulary” list.

  • Include the terms on the board with 3 lines of space b/w each term.

  • Agenda:

  • Bell ringer: set up your binder

  • Free-hand map of the U.S.

  • Getting to know NC


Unit 1 table of contents

Unit 1 Table of Contents

  • Table of contents goes at the front of the “Current Unit” Section of your Binder.

  • Keep up with it! You will have binder checks (surprise!)

Organization is KEY!


Unit 1 essential vocabulary

Unit 1 Essential Vocabulary

  • Each Unit will have vocabulary.

  • The list will usually be #2 in your binder.

  • All terms WILL be on tests and quizzes.

  • Definitions are up to you!


How s your geography memory

How’s YOUR Geography Memory?!

  • On a blank sheet of typing paper, draw the United States from memory.

  • Include the following:

    • All countries that border the U.S.

    • Major bodies of water (2 oceans, a gulf, a big river, and a “group of lakes”)

    • Cities: New York, Chicago, Atlanta, Los Angeles, Washington D.C.

    • Draw the outline of North Carolina within the U.S.


Physical map of the u s

Physical Map of the U.S.

Were you even close?!


Major cities of the u s

Major Cities of the U.S.

Were you even close?!


Getting to know n c

Getting to Know N.C.

  • Work with your partner to find @ least 2 important bullet points that you can include for each category in each of the different regions of North Carolina.

  • Work with assigned partners only.

  • Partners’ work is a privilege.

  • If you abuse it, you will lose it.


Geographic regions of north carolina

Geographic Regions Of North Carolina

Finish for Homework!!!


Nc geography day 2

NC Geography: Day 2

  • Bell Ringer:

  • Have your signed Procedures sheet and your finished NC Chart out on your Desk.

  • Grade scale:

    • Both = 100

    • Only 1 = 50

    • Neither = 0

  • Agenda:

  • Bell Ringer

  • Win, Lose, or Draw!

  • Answering the Essential Question


Essential vocabulary personal definitions

Essential Vocabulary: Personal Definitions

  • Based on the information that you have in your chart, come up with a 1-2 COMPLETE SENTENCE definition for each of the first 3 terms.

Use this time to be sure that your essential vocabulary is updated.


Win lose or draw

Win, Lose or Draw

  • In small (assigned)groups, you will illustrate one of the 3 regions of our state using the descriptions that I’ve given you.

  • All members of the group must add to the drawing.

  • You will “present” the drawing to the class, and if the class can figure it out, you win!

  • You CANNOT use words on your drawing.

  • You CANNOT describe the drawing using the following words:

    Mountain, ocean, coast, beach, river,


Ticket out the door

Ticket out the Door

(You Can’t leave without turning it in!)

What are 1major advantage, and 1 major challenge of EARLY life in each region?

EXPLAINthis in complete sentences.

Put your name, date, and period in the upper right corner


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